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Podcast

by jraffan
posted 05/08/2015

Delve into Death Magic with Michael Turner from the Nicholson Museum

Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan talks in-depth with Nicholson Museum Senior Curator Michael Turner about the exhibition, Death Magic, which explores the many fascinating aspects of Ancient Egyptian death and funereal symbology, mythology and everyday practices in a great new installation.

The Nicholson Museum is Australia’s oldest University museum and home to the largest collection of antiquities in the Southern Hemisphere. Its Egyptian collections feature many early prized examples of the culture.

Interview 1

Interview 2

Interview 3

 

More on the exhibition here: http://sydney.edu.au/museums/exhibitions-events/death-magic.shtml

More on the Nicholson here: http://sydney.edu.au/museums/collections/nicholson.shtml

Jane Raffan www.ArtiFacts.net.au

Michael Turner, Snr Curator of the Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney, with a carved granite capital depicting the goddess Hathor

Michael Turner, Snr Curator of the Nicholson Museum, University of Sydney, with a carved granite capital depicting the goddess Hathor

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